Linux Systems Engineer

Linux Systems Engineer


The Linux Systems Engineering role is responsible for installing, configuring and maintaining servers and services with a primary focus on Linux systems and automation.  Candidates need to be able to work independently, communicate professionally and follow business processes and procedures.



• Design, implement and maintain systems hosted primarily on RHEL, RHEV and Cisco UCS
• Responsible for creating and maintaining custom scripts and leveraging automation tools
• Implement new software products from proposal to production.  This includes research, working with vendors to set up evaluations, quoting for purchase, architecting, documenting, production rollout and monitoring.
• Research and install product and operating system updates and fixes to meet security requirements
• Create and maintain monitoring as well as respond to alerts for systems issues
• Participate in an on-call rotation and function as an off hours point of contact in case of unplanned events
• Troubleshoot application, network, and server issues across multiple platforms and OSes
• Create documentation of builds, layouts and troubleshooting information for systems
• Mount rackable equipment and run lengths of cable as needed
• Communicate diplomatically and professionally with co-workers and management, giving and receiving instruction

The ideal candidate will have the following experience and qualifications:

• Minimum of 8 years related job experience
• Minimum of 6 years Linux and VMware or RedHat Enterprise Virtualization experience
• Experience writing and troubleshooting complex shell scripts in bash or similar is required
• Experience with web-based technology concepts and PCI security
• Experience creating technical documentation

Relevant technical knowledge:

• Cisco UCS, VMware and Red Hat Virtualization
• Automation tools such as Jenkins, Ansible and Puppet
• Strong understanding of general web-based technology
• F5 BIG-IP LTM load balancing including developing custom iRules
• F5 ASM Web Application Firewall and Tripwire Enterprise security tools
• OpenShift, Docker containers, Kubernetes, Nexus
• Splunk maintenance with clustering and advanced SPL query language
• JVM troubleshooting, preferably with some Java development experience
• Monitoring tools such as Dynatrace AppMon, SiteScope, Cacti and Zenoss
• General DevOps knowledge and experience
• Apache, JBoss, WildFly, WildFly Swarm, Tomcat
• LucidWorks Fusion and Zookeeper
• Tcpdump, Wireshark and similar tools
• Jira Service Desk workflow development with ScriptRunner
• RedHat Satellite for RHEL server provisioning, patching and config management
• Microsoft SQL, MySQL and MongoDB
• ActiveMQ and RabbitMQ
• Bind DNS, Active Directory and LDAP
• WordPress, Drupal and Bind
• Version control systems knowledge including Git


If you think you have what it takes to be the newest edition to our team, please submit your resume to with “Linux Systems Engineer” in the subject line. is an Equal Opportunity Employer